Responsible for daily support to the VP, Drama Development, the successful candidate will proactively manage all of the administrative operations of the executive’s office. This is an ideal opportunity for a self-starter who would like to grow their administrative experience and expand their knowledge of Network Drama Development.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage heavy call volume, roll calls, and efficiently and effectively handle inquiries on behalf of the VP’s office
  • Manage smooth daily operations of the VP’s calendar and activity, being mindful and responsive to deadlines and priorities
  • Set busy calendar of meetings and notes per executive’s daily priorities; monitor deadlines and keep executive apprised of intra- and inter-departmental project updates
  • Manage invitations and logistics for recurring departmental meetings and large group meetings
  • Book travel arrangements, flights, lodging, transportation, meals, etc., and prepare detailed itinerary; proactively create, submit and maintain travel & expense reports via SAP
  • Routinely respond to inquiries and field requests (from network/studio depts., agencies, producers, talent, etc.)
  • Provide additional support to other executives and department as needed
  • Handle all office administrative tasks including filing, ordering office supplies, and other special administrative projects and tasks

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of administrative experience required, preferably at an agency, network or TV production company
  • Must be self-motivated, take initiative, and take ownership for their work tasks and responsibilities
  • Highly organized with an acute attention to detail
  • Prior experience anticipating executive’s needs to optimize efficiency and effectiveness; demonstrated ability to adapt and proactively implement solutions as needed
  • Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possess outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Resourceful and sound critical thinking and judgment, while managing competing priorities
  • Values and promotes teamwork and professionalism
  • Must have general understanding of the television development process and cycles
  • Knowledge of agencies and networks
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively respond on behalf of the VP
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) required
  • Must be able to work overtime
  • Must have a passion for television and the desire for a career in TV

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of administrative experience, preferably at an agency, network or TV production company
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the TV business
  • Experience using SAP

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Job ID 885859BR

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